Aside from their supremacy in technology, the United States will lead the consolidation of misinformation for another reason: political spending. In 2016, the two leading parties spent about $18 in various messages for each person who cast their votes. That is ten times the amount spent per voter for the French presidential election a year later.
…tween crappy external recommendations and legitimate additional readings suggested by the newsroom. By trivializing “soft” fake news, CRNs play a important role in the degradation of the information landscape.